Australia increases aid to PHL

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on Australia increases aid to PHL 

MANILA, May 20 -– Australia is increasing its development assistance to the Philippines with continued focus on education and poverty reduction.

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Malacañang says Taiwan will provide add'l security to protect Filipinos

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on Malacañang says Taiwan will provide add'l security to protect Filipinos 

MANILA, May 20 — The Taiwan government intends to provide additional security to protect Filipinos in Taiwan amid reports of assault and discrimination against Filipino nationals staying there, a Palace official said on Monday.

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President Aquino 'very' concerned on reported OFW harassment in Taiwan

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino 'very' concerned on reported OFW harassment in Taiwan 

MANILA, May 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III was "very" concerned on the reported maltreatment against Filipino workers in Taiwan, saying that verified reports of such incident should immediately be rendered assistance.

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Aquino directs DOLE, other gov't agencies to address job mismatch

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on Aquino directs DOLE, other gov't agencies to address job mismatch 

MANILA, May 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III had already tapped the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to continue working to address the prevailing job mismatch, a Palace official said on Monday.

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VP Binay hopeful Taiwan will ensure safety of OFWs

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay hopeful Taiwan will ensure safety of OFWs 

MANILA, May 20 — Vice President Jejomar C. Binay Monday said he hopes the Taiwanese government will take concrete measures to ensure the safety of Filipino workers in Taiwan in the wake of reports of assaults on OFWs.

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Honasan to focus on improving lives of Filipinos

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on Honasan to focus on improving lives of Filipinos 

MANILA, May 20 – Now that the voters have given their verdict, reelected Sen. Gregorio ‘Gringo’ Honasan II on Monday encouraged his colleagues to unite and start taking measures that would improve the lives of nearly 100 million Filipinos.

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TESDA Specialista Desks at Robinsons malls in June

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on TESDA Specialista Desks at Robinsons malls in June 

MANILA, May 20 — Information about the programs and courses of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will now be more accessible to the public as these will be soon made available at Robinsons malls.

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DOLE urges illegal OFWs to make use of Saudi’s guidelines to correct stay

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on DOLE urges illegal OFWs to make use of Saudi’s guidelines to correct stay 

MANILA, May 20 -– Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has advised undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia to take advantage of the Saudi government’s issuance of the Procedures and Exemptions for Grace Period to Rectify Status.

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Brigada Eskwela kicks off Monday

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on Brigada Eskwela kicks off Monday 

MANILA,May 20 — The first day of Brigada Eskwela, the annual school cleaning program of the Dept. of Education (DepEd), started Monday at the Philippine School for the Deaf and goes by the theme “Isang Dekada ng Bayanihan sa Paaralan.”

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Lim urges Manila city hall employees to continue to give best under Erap administration

May 20, 2013 10:51 pm· Comments Off on Lim urges Manila city hall employees to continue to give best under Erap administration 

MANILA, May 20 — Outgoing Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim Monday urged all City Hall employees to continue giving their best in public service, even under a new administration.

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